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the city council will vote on a ban on styrofoam at large restaurants. environmental groups back the proposal but as elissa harrington tells us owners are local eateries are unhappy about it. >> reporter: they are your to- go boxes, doggie bags and hot cups of coffee but styrofoam food packaging could soon be history in san jose. the city is considering banning polystyrene foodwear. a city council member says foam accounts for between 7 to 15% of litter in their creeks. >> it doesn't biodegrade. it's not recyclable. and as a result, it remains in our landfills if we're lucky and if we're not, it ends up in the bellies of a lot of wildlife. >> reporter: if passed, san jose would join more than 70 other cities in california that have already ditched styrofoam including san francisco, berkeley and palo alto. it would also be the largest city to do so. some restaurant workers in town worry how this might affect them. >> that's what we use every, single day. >> reporter: alejandro simone at a bar downtown is concerned about the price difference bet
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